PoS - Proceedings of Science
Volume 358 - 36th International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC2019) - GRI - Gamma Ray Indirect
V-shaped Cherenkov images of magnetically-separated gamma-rays
J. Sitarek*, D. Sobczynska, K. Adamczyk, M. Szanecki  on behalf of the CTA Collaboration
Full text: pdf
Pre-published on: July 22, 2019
Published on: July 02, 2021
A γ ray entering the atmosphere starts an extensive air shower based on e + e − pair production in the vicinity of an atmospheric nucleus and subsequent Bremsstrahlung radiation of e + e − pairs. We study the showers in which the deflection of the first e + and e − in the geomagnetic field causes the shower to split in two angularly separated components. Based on the Monte Carlo simulations of a subarray of Large Size Telescopes of Cherenkov Telescope Array we evaluate the expected rates of such events. We investigate the potential of a novel geometrical energy reconstruction of such events on the absolute energy calibration of Cherenkov telescopes.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.22323/1.358.0795
How to cite

Metadata are provided both in "article" format (very similar to INSPIRE) as this helps creating very compact bibliographies which can be beneficial to authors and readers, and in "proceeding" format which is more detailed and complete.

Open Access
Creative Commons LicenseCopyright owned by the author(s) under the term of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.